Community Composting Webinars

Webinar Series: Government Support for Community Composting

Webinar Series: Government Support for Community Composting

Brenda Platt

November 18, 2022

Are you a local government interested in reducing and recycling wasted food and curious to learn how you can help spur community-scale composting? Or perhaps you are a community-oriented composter or micro hauler searching for public-private partnerships. This webinar series is for you! View the recordings now!READ MORE


Government Support for Community Composting Part 4: A Menu of Options – Zoning, Grants, and Contracts

Government Support for Community Composting Part 4: A Menu of Options – Zoning, Grants, and Contracts

Brenda Platt

November 18, 2022

Part 4 of our Government Support for Community Composting webinar series features a menu of options local governments can consider to support community-scale composting activities, from zoning updates to small grants and direct contracts.READ MORE


Webinar: State Permitting Pathways for Advancing On-Farm Composting

Webinar: State Permitting Pathways for Advancing On-Farm Composting

Linda Bilsens Brolis

November 3, 2022

Farmers have a vital role to play in producing and utilizing compost to restore depleted soils. Some states have instituted permit exemptions and other regulatory pathways to support on-farm composting. This webinar will explore models from around the country and explore the impact these rules are having.READ MORE


Webinar: The Role of Farms in Decentralized Composting

Webinar: The Role of Farms in Decentralized Composting

Linda Bilsens Brolis

October 20, 2022

What role can farms play in creating decentralized composting infrastructure? This webinar will explore models from Austria and Spain that include and benefit farms.READ MORE


Compost at Home! ¡Taller del compostaje casero! Sign up for our October virtual workshops to learn the basics

Compost at Home! ¡Taller del compostaje casero! Sign up for our October virtual workshops to learn the basics

Brenda Platt

October 10, 2022

There’s never been a better time for home composting. Sign up for one of our 1-hour virtual home composting workshops this October. They will cover the basics of hot composting outside and worm composting (or vermicomposting) inside. One workshop is offered in Spanish.READ MORE


Government Support for Community Composting Part 3: Cities and Counties with Public-Private Partnerships

Government Support for Community Composting Part 3: Cities and Counties with Public-Private Partnerships

Brenda Platt

June 3, 2022

Part 3 of our Government Support for Community Composting webinar series featured select jurisdictions that are providing a wide range of support for community-scale composting activities, from building concrete pads under 3-bin systems and granting right of entries to urban parks, to awarding RFPs for new compost sites.READ MORE


Webinar: Government Support for Community Composting Part 2: Food Scrap Collectors & Composters with Municipal Contracts

Webinar: Government Support for Community Composting Part 2: Food Scrap Collectors & Composters with Municipal Contracts

Brenda Platt

May 25, 2022

In Part 2 of our Government Support for Community Composting webinar series, you will hear directly from food scrap collectors. Join this webinar to hear directly from food scrap collectors and composters who have secured some type of private-public partnership. If you represent local government, attend this event to learn how to directly support local food scrap recovery businesses.READ MORE


Webinar: Government Support for Community Composting Part 1: Spotlight on New York City

Webinar: Government Support for Community Composting Part 1: Spotlight on New York City

Brenda Platt

April 18, 2022

Are you a local government interested in reducing and recycling wasted food and curious to learn how you can help spur community-scale composting? Or perhaps you are a community-oriented composter or micro hauler searching for public-private partnerships. This webinar, Government Support for Community Composting Part 1: Spotlight on New York City, is for you!READ MORE


Webinar: Using & Selling Compost from Community Sites

Webinar: Using & Selling Compost from Community Sites

Brenda Platt

November 22, 2021

Are you a community composter or farmer wanting to learn more about using and selling compost from your operation? Hear how to read a compost lab test and what constitutes high-quality compost. This webinar will also feature a panel of community-based composters who distribute and/or sell their compost for specific uses.READ MORE


ILSR’s On-Farm Composting & Compost Use Webinar Series

ILSR's On-Farm Composting & Compost Use Webinar Series

Linda Bilsens Brolis

November 16, 2021

This webinar series features experts from across the industry and covers the ins and outs of on-farm composting and compost use, including setting up a composting area on your farm, integrating composting into your farming business, developing composting recipes, sourcing feedstocks, interpreting a compost test report, and understanding the different benefits of and uses for compost on the farm.READ MORE


Webinar: Equipment for Small Compost Sites

Webinar: Equipment for Small Compost Sites

Brenda Platt

October 7, 2021

Are you a community composter or farmer wanting to learn more about composting equipment sized for small operations? This webinar will feature a panel of equipment providers as well as community composters talking about their DIY systems and favorite pieces of equipment.READ MORE


Webinar Resources – Composting at Home: An Introduction to the Basics

Webinar Resources – Composting at Home: An Introduction to the Basics

Virginia Streeter

May 8, 2020

There’s never been a better time for home composting. Watch our webinar recording to learn how to successfully compost at home. The speakers covered the basics of hot composting outside and worm composting (or vermicomposting) inside. READ MORE


Webinar Resources — Navigating COVID-19 for Small-Scale Food Scrap Collectors: Drop-off and Curbside

Webinar Resources — Navigating COVID-19 for Small-Scale Food Scrap Collectors: Drop-off and Curbside

Virginia Streeter

April 15, 2020

In Part 3 of this webinar series, we heard from a panel of for-profit, nonprofit, and government food scrap collectors. They shared their experience in adapting drop-off and curbside collection programs in response to COVID-19.READ MORE


Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: 
Using Compost for Ecological Sanitation in Haiti to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: 
Using Compost for Ecological Sanitation in Haiti to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change

Virginia Streeter

October 30, 2019

View this webinar recording to learn about SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods), which has been incubating climate-positive sanitation solutions in frontline communities across Haiti to mitigate the environmental impacts of poor waste management and offer a restorative alternative to traditional sanitation practices.READ MORE